John Lurie

John Lurie

music department, actor, composer

John Lurie was born on Dec 14, 1952 in USA. John Lurie's big-screen debut came with Men in Orbit directed by John Lurie in 1979, strarring Astronaut. John Lurie is known for Mobsters directed by Cary Miller, Michael McGlone stars as Narrator and John Lurie as Narrator. John Lurie has got 1 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award John Lurie achieved is ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. The upcoming new tvshow John Lurie plays is Mobsters - Season 4 which will be released on Apr 03, 2007.

John Lurie is a musician, actor, and painter. In 1978, he formed The Lounge Lizards jazz ensemble with his brother Evan, and the band made music for 20 years. Lurie has also composed scores for films, and his soundtrack for Get Shorty (Stars et truands) (1995) was nominated for a Grammy award. He had starring roles in the 1980s Jim Jarmusch films Stranger Than Paradise (1984) and Down by Law - Sous le coup de la loi (1986). In the early 1990s, Lurie wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the TV series Fishing with John (1991). Shortly afterward, he began suffering from Lyme disease. He has shifted his focus to painting, and his artwork has been shown in galleries and museums worldwide.

  • Birthday

    Dec 14, 1952
  • Place of Birth

    Hennepin, Minnesota, USA
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 2 nominations

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
Top Box Office Films
Winner - ASCAP Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows